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The European Association for Banking and Financial History (eabh) e.V.

Your history matters!

eabh maintains a global network of financial professionals and academics.

Banks, insurance companies and other financial institutions are members of eabh.

Membership

Our members recognise their responsibility towards society. A well functioning financial sector helps to increase the welfare of all.

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Research

Our historians work on long-term topics that matter to the management of financial institutions and policy makers.

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About

Since its foundation, eabh has provided historical analysis and preservation consulting to bankers, supervisors and policy makers.

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Video

GDPR & COVID-19

Arye Schreiber

Data & Pandemics, GDPR and Corona

Finance & Photography

Patricia Alonso, Adrian Murphy, Elena Serrano

Discover how to unlock the full potential of your company's photography collection

The Rate of Return on Everything, 1870 - 2015

Moritz Schularick

Long run returns on real estate compared to other asset classes

Membership

Our network

eabh circulates sound research and information upon which today’s decision makers can rely.

The legacy of the past continually resurfaces to determine actions in the present and the future. Through eabh membership institutions gain access to a global network of financial history experts who can provide competent advice.

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Publications

Recent publications

Architecture & Finance Vol. 3

eabh bulletin 2019/2020

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Deutsche Bank

Global Hausbank

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Architecture & Finance Vol. 1

eabh bulletin 2016

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Architecture & Finance Vol. 2

eabh bulletin 2017

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Research

eabh PODCAST 20.21

eabh will launch a Podcast series in 2021.

Well known historians, economists and banking historians will talk about the most pressing topics from the past.

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Events

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Easy Monetary Policy

Cure or Curse?

Mar 2021

Germany

Harold James (Princeton University) and Eric Barthalon (Head of Research Allianz SE) will take a long term perspective on easy monetary policies and their implications.

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Conference

Banking & the State

23 Feb 2021

Frankfurt am Main, Germany

This symposium will take an in depth look at the complex relationship between the financial sector and the State.

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eabh Annual Meeting

Finance & Migration

conference

10 Jun 2021

Athens, Greece

This conference will look at the relationship between the financial sector and migration – taking a comparative historical view.

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Archival Workshop

Photography Collections

of (Financial) Companies. Part II

11 Jun 2021

Athens , Greece

This workshop wants to put the spotlight on the photography collections of not exclusively, but mainly financial companies.

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Archival Workshop

GDPR & Historical Archives

2021

Frankfurt am Main, Germany

This workshop aims to look at the impact of the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) on historical archives, in particular, but not exclusively, in the financial sector.

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